Book List:117 titles
  • An occult scholar obtains an ancient grimoire and uses it to summon up the Devil... Three tramps find a metal vessel akin to Aladdin's Lamp and release a Jinn who grants them a wish they might come to regret... The excavation of an ancient dolman rel...


  • This brand new collection of E.C. Tubb's clsasic short stories presents 3 long tales sure to thrill readers: "Talk Not at All," "Subtle Victory," and "The touch of Reality." From the author of the classic Dumarest of Terra saga...




  • A prolific author of hundreds of stories in the fields of SF, fantasy and westerns, E. C. Tubb, was best-known for his epic 33-volume Dumarest saga, a galaxy-spanning adventure series. Also active for many years in Fandom, he was both a founder membe...



  • This colorful, action-packed space opera tells of rival factions, including Earthmen and an enigmatic and fanatical Venusian, who voyage through space in a race to find the derelict ship of an ancient civilization, a Venusian Elder Race....


  • Starships are grounded, interrupting vital inter-stellar commerce, all the highly-developed industries have stopped, man turns to the primitive sources of animal fat and wood for light and heat. With civilization waning, the young scientist Kleon, se...


  • Fighting for Mars means a battle with the Lobants, a formidable enemy, robot yet human, whose origins are shrouded in a terrifying Martian mystery. Ace rocketship pilot John Delmar, on a dangerous and unlicensed space light to the fabulous planet, so...







  • It was the last planet left for men to conquer - a planet rich in priceless urillium ore, yet no man laid a finger on this wealth that was for the taking.For the planet Vendor could not be conquered. Space-men tried time and time again, but always th...


  • Somewhere on Venus lies the wreck of Space Patrol XX15, which holds a secret vital to Earth's security. Only one man knows where the wreck lies: Rex Carson. But he has been unjustly banished to a terrible Jovian penal colony, where he organizes a rev...


  • Tubb, originally writing as Volsted Gridban, bridges the gap between physics and metaphysics, conceiving speeds superior to that of light, transport by dematerialisation and re-assembly of atoms in a remote sector of Space-time - practical, possible,...


  • Venus was a goldmine, a planet rotten with mineral wealth and unexploited resources, and tales filtered back to Earth and Mars, were whispered in the Domes of Mercury and wondered at in the dives of the outer planets. Venus was new and strange and a ...


  • Earth and its colonies on Mars and Venus are ruled by an authoritarian post-World War III world state which plans to take control of a new method of space travel when it has been perfected by a Martian scientist. When they fail to secure the inventio...


  • Between the frozen wastes of the night side and the searing inferno of the dayside, the Twilight Belt held all that was Human on the tiny world of Mercury, Hell Planet of the Solar System. A strange world, airless, subject to the alien distortions of...


  • Marcus King, ruthless entrepreneur and commercial giant, was a man obsessed. His obsession-staying alive! He used his millions to buy life from the bodies of others. Then someone devised a highly scientific plan to kill him-only for King to survive ...


  • The Cradle was the starting point of the strange alien race that had colonised the galaxy while Man was still a cell floating in a warm primeval sea, From here must have surged the expanding tide of life that had built the enigmatic ruins, the constr...


  • Written under the working title of "The Spore Menace" in 1954, Pandora's Box was not actually published until 1996. Many of the ideas in this novel are seminal, even prophetic. Tubb was one of the very first sf writers to realize the potential dang...


  • For ten years, Colin sweated, slaved, and eventually built-up a nice business on a dusty world called Mars. Ten more years and he'd have been able to retire a rich man. Five more years and he'd have put all worry behind him. He didn't get those five ...


  • Stanson's scheme was audacious in its scope: highjack a space liner, kill the passengers and crew, and then live off the rich pickings for years to come. They won't even have to leave the well-stocked craft--and the security forces can never locate t...


  • From the cold, misty shores of Britain, which the Emperor Claudius had invaded, Atilus Cindras was taken as a boy slave to work and fight for the greater glory of the Roman Empire. Eventually, he was sent to a gladiator school, and there trained to f...


  • As a young boy Atilus Cindras had been taken from Britain to Rome as a slave, and trained in the gruesome arts of the gladiators. Fueled by his hatred for Rome, he'd risen to the top of his killing trade with his fierce and deadly skill, and won the ...


  • Set against the immense decadence of Imperial Rome, the story of Atilus depicts the glory, the spectacle, and the blood-lust of the gladitorial games in all their savagery. In the third year of the reign of Claudius, a young boy, Atilus Cindras, watc...


  • In the far future, humanity has split into two groups: Folk and People. The Folk man the star ships, spending their entire lives in space. The People dwell on planets, only using the ships for travel between the worlds. A freak accident in No-Space c...


  • Imagine a day, not too far from today, when you pick up the newspapers to find them free of the usual accounts of crime, corruption, violence and war. There's no politics or politicians, no sporting results, speculation or scandal. There is only the ...


  • Three days after asking the Captain of the Earth mothership to land his party of colonists on the planet Hyperon, Commander Williams has reason to worry. He's assumed that there'll be records left by the 500 original settlers that'll tell him what's ...


  • "Then the Devil had smiled. The door of Hell cracked open and, for a while, the churches were full of desperate creatures pleading to the God they had ignored for help and protection. The door of Hell had opened wider and, when it finally closed, som...


  • Three men had broken into the laboratories of Atomic Power Inc., killing three guards and stealing a new formula for the control of atomic fission. They had inside help: someone had given them the guard schedule and a plan of the laboratories. The on...






  • ALIEN DUST relates the first thirty-five years of the colonization of Mars. It is a poignant story of Man against Nature. No individual hero or heroine marches steadily through its pages. There is no triumphal ending-only faint hope. Instead, against...


  • Three times had the scientific genius, Kaifeng, slipped through the hands of the men of FATE - and three times those equally fanatic guardians of the fragile structure of interworld peace had tracked him down again. But now Kaifeng had something tha...


  • There should have been soft breezes scented with entrancing perfumes, the soothing warmth of a golden sun, lakes of wine and mountains of grain, trees adorned with fruit and bud and flower, shrubs bearing a profusion of glittering gems. Herbs and spi...


  • For countless years the enigmatic city of Klagan had rested beneath the racing moons of ancient Mars. Forbidden, guarded, sheltered in the cup of the Blue Mountains and surrounded by waterless desert. It rested there, a place of a thousand rumours an...


  • Wilner pointed, his finger trembling as he stared at the screen. "There, ships, hundreds of them! A space fleet!" These were the vessels which had vanished in space over many years. This was the centre of hyperspace, the resting place of derelict st...


  • THROUGH THE TERROR TOROID It could have been a black hole - one of those terrifying rips in space that defy all laws. That it was artificial in origin did not make it any less deadly. Worst of all, that strange extra-galactic torus was drifting in...


  • THE VAULT IN THE VALLEY On a far semi-desert world, shunned by trade routes, and unattractive to star travellers, there is a barren and isolated valley. Dominating this valley is a great time-eroded Sphinx-like construction - a mass known to the few...


  • With the renewal of the Cold War, the Security Services in the West were jittery: a terrorist could now, as never before, destroy a fantastic amount of material, production potential, and infrastructure. Civilization had grown so unbelievably complex...


  • FREE ACTING TERRAN ENVOY F.A.T.E. Alien scientists had learned how to release the ravening beast-instincts buried in the recesses of the human brain from the far distant past. Now they were willing to sell their knowledge to the highest bidder in e...


  • The things from beyond the Milky Way galaxy found the intelligent races of our universe amusingly slight. To them, possessors of vast cosmic power, the strivings of various humanoids to outdo each other were a source of contemptuous entertainment. T...


  • FREE ACTING TERRAN ENVOY F.A.T.E. Captain Kennedy, Earth's trouble shooter carries the Banner of Terran against the unknown sciences and alien psychologies of a thousand worlds. The crack in the cosmos that has to be sealed! FATE is the space hero...


  • THE HAND OF DR KAIFENG By tampering with the genes of humanity to create a super-race - that was the ideal of many scientific Utopians. By tampering with the genes of humanity to create a super-army - that was a dream of many military commanders. ...


  • DOORWAY TO UTOPIA "Beyond that curtain of darkness lies paradise." That was the promise of the doorway known as the Gholan Gate, a doorway so ancient that its makers had vanished millions of years before the first Earthly life crawled out of the pr...


  • THE DAUGHTER OF KAIFENG The world was haunted. Every sunset the natives went home, locked their doors, and pulled down the window blinds. Ghosts didn't scare Kennedy. As an agent of FATE, it took more than superstition to shake him. But Epidoris was...


  • FREE ACTING TERRAN ENVOY F.A.T.E. Captain Kennedy lay between life and death after his mind had been hurled a million years into the past. To break the spell of the Jewel of Jarhen which held the Captain in its thrall, three members of FATE had to ...


  • All Verrill wanted to do was to get to Mars, to Port Mercham where a ship was getting ready to take the Big Jump to the stars. But he was stranded on Venus, without money, papers, or weapons, with nothing but a keep-sake between him and starvation an...


  • QUARANTINED PLANET "On Dephene, the native life -form is peculiar and unique. All protoplasmic life is equal to and one with the mimics." On screen, the shape changed, altered into the shape of a man. Then it changed. It shrank, dropped, lifted a s...


  • "Destiny awaits the world of Metelaze. Mighty will be our future. To us will come the races of the galaxy. To us will come the wealth of a universe. "Too long have we rested beneath the Terran heel. Very soon now we shall strike off the chains of ou...


  • ENTER DR. KAIFENG . . . Of all possible enemies, Cap Kennedy had yet to cross swords with the legendary master of galactic villainy, Dr Kaifeng. In the struggle for the mind of the tyrant of Papan, they finally met - and Kennedy was the loser. Ther...


  • Leon Vardis' whole life was keyed to revenge.If it couldn't be wreaked on the peasants who had burned his mother as a witch on the primitive planet of Rhome, then it could, most gloriously could, be let loose on the contemptuous sophisticates who res...






  • Dumarest had learned in the hard school of experience and he came equipped with certain attributes. He had very fast reflexes, he carried a knife and knew how to use it, he wore travellers garb which, because of the metal mesh buried within the therm...


  • FREE ACTING TERRAN ENVOY F.A.T.E. Seetee is the most dangerous substance in the universe - bring it into contact with the most stable of normal material and it explodes with enormous energy and destruction. When Captain Kennedy and his crew, the to...


  • HUMAN VS INHUMAN To the reptilian mind - especially the intelligent type of planets like Sergan and Obrac - the lives of others were as nothing to the need for status. To the feline mind - especially to the clever advisor of the master of Sergan - ...


  • IN THE "DOC" SMITH TRADITION The planet was fine for big game hunters. And it was the tradition there that one must have a trophy before one could call oneself truly a man. If that were all, it would hardly interest Cap Kennedy because his trophies...


  • Trapped in the economic rat-race of the 21st century Kevin Blake had little going for him but an over-active imagination: an attribute which brought him to the notice of Paul Trevainen, who made Kevin an offer he couldn't resist. On the face of it th...


  • PILLAR OF FIRE Millions of Years before humanity and other intelligent races learned to roam the Milky Way, the Zheltyana had created an empire among the stars - rose, triumphed, and vanished. All that remained were a few ruins, some artifacts, and ...


  • Captain Tom Mason of Homicide investigates a murder where the victim has been decapitated. The murderer appears to have taken the head as a grisly trophy. Prompt police action yields 4 suspects. One of them, identified as running from the scene, is h...


  • Cartwright House is a secret government military project. The men and women living there have been given the best food, comfort, and recreational facilities. But they're prisoners, forbidden to leave and closely guarded. For these people have very sp...


  • The mansion was set against a wall of trees, an old house that squatted like a decaying beast beneath the sagging eaves. A relic of a bygone era, apparently empty and with no sign of life, it provides a refuge for Stephen and Diana. But the house als...


  • Wilson, an unwanted waif of the generation-long war of unity, spends his boyhood in forced labour and persecution. Rebelling, he is sent as a convicted murderer to the newly colonised penal world of Stellar. He survives to win promotion in the Stella...


  • Earl Dumarest accepts a commission to guard Lady Derai, of the House of Caldor, on the feudal world of Hive. But there, his hopes of meeting a living witness to planet Earth are dashed. The man, along with his fellow villagers, has mysteriously disap...


  • By order of the World Council, a vast chain of towers was being constructed across the globe. The people were told that the towers would provide free universal power from broadcast energy. When Statander, a member of the World Council, questioned th...


  • Empire builder Max Feyman had ruthlessly gained control of an invention called the 'zipdrive', a system of ultra-fast space travel. But his world is shattered when his daughter Celia, vacationing on the moon, is suddenly rendered unable to walk or sp...


  • EDWIN CHARLES TUBB is one of the most popular and prolific British writers of science fiction. Born between World War I and II, he became an avid reader of the American pulp magazines, but the second World War thwarted his writing ambitions. Post-war...



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    Based on the popular and classic science fiction television series Space: 1999. Space: 1999 Alien Seed is an original story novel written by well-known and acclaimed British author E.C. Tubb. Space: 1999, created by Gerry Anderson, was first broadcas...


  • On the airless surface of the Moon the 'cold war' continues, with the bases of the major world powers watching each other and waiting . . . The dedicated personnel of Britain's Moon Base seemed well-adjusted to their peculiar existence despite a ser...




  • From the opening reared a head, wide, flat, huge. Below it stretched a body beautiful with iridescent scales of gold edged with ruby. Nictitating membranes lifted over enormous eyes, deep, limpid pools of ancient wisdom, catching and reflecting the l...


  • There was something eerie about the storm . . . The blizzard had risen too fast, the wind howling as if from the throat of a rabid dog . . .the entire world had turned into a featureless hell of ubiquitous white. A world in which Malkar knew himself ...





  • Ships occasionally disappeared in hyperspace, regrettable sacrifices to the luxury of faster than light travel. But now one of the lost ships has been found and the wreckage is enough to terrify even the most cold blooded witness. From the author of ...


  • "Welcome to the circus of Chen Wei! A spectacle of marvels culled from a thousand worlds! Things that will amaze you, amuse you, puzzle you, fill you with rapture! A feast for the eye and mind and one not to be missed!" Dumarest had been on innume...




  • Earl Dumarest, trans-galactic soldier of fortune, is still seeking his birthplace, the fabled planet Earth. On the distant, decadent planet Dradea, he meets the mysterious, mutant woman Veruchia. She selected him from the gladiators' arena to becom...



  • Scar: a harsh, inhospitable world with a vicious and shifting population of prospectors, drawn from every corner of the galaxy by rumours of a miraculous golden spore. To this violent planet come two more travellers, ready to try their luck among it...


  • Many times, Dumarest's dream of Earth has almost cost him his life. As he journeys from world to world, restlessly moving outwards towards the edge of the galaxy where his goal lies, Dumarest must be alert, watchful. For there are new dangers - force...


  • Space-wanderer Earl Dumarest is on the planet Toy to consult the giant computer which may contain information on the whereabouts of Earth, his lost home-world. But soon he realises Toy is a place that gives away nothing for free. Before Dumarest can...


  • The Terridae believed the lost Earth was heaven and utopia combined. In their artificial planet, they moved slowly through the universe in search of it. And in their eyes, the rediscovery of Earth was to be the Event. Now they said the Event was comi...




  • DUMAREST Zabul was no ordinary world. It was a private religious sanctuary: location secret, visitors unwelcome. A world fanatically dedicated to one belief and one goal. The belief that mankind originated on a single world; the goal--to find it. ...


  • The planet had two unique elements. One was that it produced the galaxy's most desirable hallucinatory drug. The other was that it was a stock broker's paradise. The world was split into rich men's holdings - and every hour, every minute these were ...


  • Fiction, Science Fiction, For Mark Carodyne, life was a gamble. That's why he came to Krait. Krait was dominated my a pulsing Omphalos. It filled the sky above. Would Mark save the planet from destruction by obtaining the data....


  • Ascelius was an academic world, whose primary business was teaching the knowledge of the thousands of worlds, and housing great universities and colleges, populated by students and scholars from all over the galaxy. Such a world was surely the place ...


  • Only Earl Dumarest himself believed that there was ever a planet called Earth. He had been seeking it a long time -- but nobody else at the crowded galactic centre believed in it. During his quest he had acquired some bits of information -- a Terrest...


  • It was touch and go for Earl Dumarest when the slavers of the Matriarchy of Onorldi struck his work camp. Had he not captured the Matriarch herself during the fight, it might have spelled his doom when the slavers triumphed. Because even though th...


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    There was only one way out of Harge: to find a singing jewel, the greatest prize on That world of sand dunes. But the jewels were hidden deep in the burrows of Harge's most vicious predator. Earl Dumarest could match wits with the implacable Cyclan...


  • An art collector seemed an unlikely prospect for information on the galactic coordinates of the forgotten planet Earth. But Earl Dumarest never overlooked any clue--and when he defended an art devotee named Sardia, he was unexpectedly rewarded by the...


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    The Cyclan was the greatest concentration of intelligence in a thousand worlds--and yet Earl Dumarest continued to elude it. For too long. Bochner was the greatest hunter of a hundred worlds -- a man more than wise to the wiles of beasts and men. ...


  • DUMAREST Urgent message from Central Intelligence to local Cyber agent: "You will proceed to the planet Zakym with the utmost dispatch. Dumarest is not to be killed or his intelligence placed in danger. This is of utmost priority. Once found he is t...




  • ABOUT...DUMAREST AND HIS QUEST FOR LOST TERRA "It has something like the fascination of the Howard sword-and-sorcery stories, though Dumarest is no dumb barbarian...Good adventure. The whole series has been fun to read:' --Lester Del Rey, Analog ...




  • Working for his next passage in his desperate quest, Earl Dumarest befriended a young man who said his home world was called Nerth. Nerth? Earth? New Earth, perhaps? Or even the old and original world, the one Dumarest sought. In any case, a...



  • The Cyber Prime had a problem. The vast combination of disembodied intelligences he controlled was in trouble. There was a solution, but it remained as an equation in the mind of just one man, the wanderer Dumarest. And Dumarest hated the Cyber. T...


  • The Kaltich invaders sell their Earthman serfs a rejuvenation process that cruelly prolongs life. They also promise to share their secret for instantaneous space travel desperately needed by a barbaric, over-populated Earth. But decades pass and Eart...


  • THE LONG ROAD TO TERRA Ourelle was the closest planet to legendary Earth that Earl Dumarest had reached. There the legend of the Original People persisted among the several strange races that populated this world out along a far arm of the Milky W...


  • BEYOND OUR COSMOS The planet was without a star of its own. It was from another galaxy. It was uninhabited ...and it was sentient. In its own way it might have been the most powerful single intelligent entity in the universe. But it knew nothin...


  • Dale Tulliver was his name and he was a product of the 21st Century, the era of non-violence, permanent peace, and the drugs that controlled warlike emotions. He was a police agent of the Peace Committee that controlled the world. Naomi Constance ...


  • “His reputation for fast-moving and colourful SF writing is unmatched by anyone in Britain.” Michael Moorcock Never before in ebook, A Scatter of Stardust is a collection of ten science fiction stories sure to delight fans of the genre! In this c...



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    World-Wide Investigations on Madison Avenue, New York, is the world's largest detective agency. Headed by Mike Lantry, the agency will take any case, anywhere, at any time--including some strange dealings in even stranger parts of the world. But Lant...


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    Three explorers returned to Earth after nine long years en route to Proxima Centauri and back. You would have supposed that they would have been greeted as the heroes of the century, feted, honored, rewarded. But Earth was rewarding the trio in a str...


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    Mark Young, ex-captain of the Confederate Army, agrees to guide a wagon train across the wastes to the goldfields of California. However, the wagon boss, Walt Shaw, begins to hate Young and his obvious attraction to pretty Shelia Blake. Discord and r...


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    In the remote Scottish Highlands there lurks a truly terrifying menace. It seems to be centred at a Government Research Establishment, but without definite proof of the exact nature of the menace, the authorities cannot act decisively. It was up to t...


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    England was starving when cheap power could have saved her . . . power that would have been available if atomic research had not been forbidden by the watchful League of Peace . . . But two scientists chose to ignore this ban, and soon they launched...


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    Forces much greater than our own are hard at work…For the first time in ebook, a timeless collection of short stories from seminal science fiction writer E.C. Tubb! "His reputation for fast-moving and...



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    Earls Dumarest's quest for his homeland - the legendary planet Earth - had been long and dangerous. Trekking across the galactic wastelands of the Milky Way, he had been pursued and hindered at every step by the deadly Cyclan. Now, just as his searc...